This is a juvenile sand lance – a forage fish

Raincoast staff holds up a fish measuring box up to the camera on close up

This is a juvenile sand lance – a forage fish and a key component of the Salish Sea ecosystem. That’s Lia (@felinethropist) in the background, a key part of of our Fraser estuary research partnered with University of Victoria. This is a day in the life of science at Pacific Salmon Foundation with Dave Scott (@dave.scott.bc) and Misty MacDuffee (@mistymacduffee).

Photo by Ross Dixon (@wulfnbearhugger).

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